Adam Minter is the Shanghai correspondent for the Bloomberg World View blog. He is writing a book about the globalization of the scrap recycling industry for Bloomsbury Press.
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Years ago, Jews came simply to survive; now, says a local rabbi, they come to prosper More »
From the diminutive Hong Kong exhibit to the "Axis of Evil" cluster, a photo tour of the most interesting -- and symbolic -- pavilions. More »
The Chinese are preparing to greet Obama like a rock star, even as they outspokenly critique his policies.
Our correspondent reports from a hilltop observatory in Shanghai, where locals flocked to witness the eclipse of the century.
The upcoming World's Fair should offer the chance to build a showpiece U.S. pavilion. But thanks to behind-the-scenes maneuverings and State Department incompetence, we may end up with a Chinese-funded pavilion—or no pavilion at all
Every morning for the last week and half, Norm Coleman has strode into the Minnesota Supreme Court chambers just before 9 A.M. and taken a seat at the table shared by his three, and sometimes more, lawyers, attempting to regain his excruciatingly narrow Election Night victory over Al Franken. It had dissolved quickly: by the end of December, following an expensive and careful recount of 2.9 million ballots (which Coleman had fully expected would cement his… More »
A new twist in the Norm Coleman-Al Franken Senate race recount trial throws Franken's victory into question, and promises to extend the already seemingly endless court battle indefinitely
For the last decade or so, scrap metal has been the largest volume export from the United States to China. But with the economy in a tailspin, unclaimed scrap metal is starting to pile up at China's ports
A look at some of China's major metal processing plants.
Our correspondent reports from the Olympic sailing competition in Qingdao.
A population of gambling enthusiasts plays bemused host to a series of equestrian events unrelated to racing or betting
Our correspondent attends the first Olympic soccer game at Shanghai stadium and explains why Shanghai is only grudgingly playing co-host for this year's Olympics
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